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Knight of Times
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,050. Language: American English. Published: May 8, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Special operatives Hugh Paine and Ram Joseph are tapped for a top-secret mission, the strangest one of their lives: rescue a VIP who’s been captured and tortured—and is hanging on a cross. Fighting for their lives and the safety of the VIP, the team members must decide who returns to their own reality and who stays behind. Their decision will change their own lives and the course of human history.
Bathing Beauties, Booze And Bullets (A Jazz Age Mystery #2)
Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,480. Language: American English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It’s 1927 in Galveston, TX—the "Sin City of the Southwest." Jazz Cross, a young society reporter, is assigned to profile bathing beauties competing in the Miss Universe contest, but she’d rather solve the murders of local prostitutes. Worse, she must fend off advances from Colin, a gangster she suspects is involved. Finally she risks it all to save her friends and brother from a ruthless killer.
Het Fortuin van de Bourbons
Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 13. Price: $25.95 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: Dutch. Published: May 4, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Dit is een draaiboek met alle informatie voor de spelleiding in verband met de organisatie van een stadsspel/moordspel, dat zich afspeelt in Florenville en Orval (België) en in Avioth en Montmédy (Frankrijk). Uiteraard bevat dit draaiboek ook de oplossingen. Wie vermoordde Paul Schoeman? Hoe gebeurde dat? En waar kun je zijn moordenaar(s) en/of de Schat van Orval vinden?
The Pinocchio Factor
Series: The Alexander Legacy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,360. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 1 review)
Oliver Twist takes up the tale of the company's adventures after "the Battle of the Bronze Cascade". Can he trust Spring-heeled Jack when so many strange things happen each time he comes around? Costume balls conceal more than the faces of the wealthy and powerful. Trevor Newsome disappears just days before the election but they can't search for him from the London Lockup.
Tinkers Creek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,170. Language: American English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
Leo Marburg would trick and cheat and kill without hesitation to possess the entire valley. But Sten Petersen wouldn't budge. After Fran's letter, addressed "Judd Petersen, Lawman, Kansas", brought news that Sten had been shot in the back and nothing was being done to find his killer, she and Judd had to fight, kill or be killed, for the Petersen homestead on Tinkers Creek in the Rockies.
The Adventure of the Kidnapped Kanakas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,720. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A must for Sherlock Holmes fans. This original story, set in Queensland towards the end of the 19th century, follows Holmes and Watson as they expose the murderous activities of the exploiters of the indentured sugar plantation workers.
The Virtues of Madness
Price: Free! Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a rain of frogs, he learns what value there is in the virtues of madness.
Degrees of Illusion
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 165,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A car accident, two mysterious deaths - similar yet separated by a century - take Niall Fraser on a quest for answers…and ultimately to revelations more devastating that he could ever have imagined. Woven around true events and set in Greenland against a background of conflicts, this is a book about love, unrequited fatherhood and rites of passage for those who dare to embrace the unknown.
Tug River Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,340. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a fictional murder mystery set in 1897 at the site of the Hatfield & McCoy feud. Deputy Sheriff Richard James, a Canadian, finds himself having to juggle cultural differences, grief over the recent loss of his wife and son, and a murder investigation, after a McCoy is found dead from a snakebite. The death threatens to reignite the Hatfield/McCoy feud as Richard struggles to solve it.
Brides of the Storm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013 by Gone Feral Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
One Too Many Brides: A woman thought to have died in the 1900 Great Galveston Hurricane shows up at her husband's wedding to a new bride. Her arrival in town brings a string of gruesome murders that a plucky female attorney, Dash Gallagher, must solve before everything she loves is destroyed. In the hunt for the killer, Dash learns the dead can be more helpful than the living.
A Hostage to Heritage: A Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thriller
Series: Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thrillers, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,060. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Redcoat investigator Lt. Michael Stoddard expects to round up two miscreants before Lord Cornwallis's army arrives for supplies. But his quarries' trail crosses with that of a criminal who has abducted an English heir. Michael's efforts to track down the boy plunge him into a twilight of terror from radical insurrectionists, whiskey smugglers, and snarled secrets out of his own past in Yorkshire.
Forgetting and Remembering
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 93,350. Language: Australian English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
What happens when the law and distance fails its people? An outback murder mystery turned upside down, down under. When a corrupt Bicentennial official disappears in an outback Australian town, only Kev plays detective. But at what price? Police, petty criminals, activists and ambitious souls, all have their own agendas. Soon everyone pays.
Easy Money
Price: Free! Words: 96,720. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An alternate history fantasy mystery novel. Berk opened his agency to make use of his magic talent for finding things. On the day he expanded his parameters to include missing persons he was presented with two cases that stymied his talent. In the days that followed more women went missing without a trace, and a serial killer, The Skinner, began leaving more dead bodies on the streets of Agrippina
This Rough Magic
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,090. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Wealthy playboy Brett Sheridan thinks he knows the score when he hires tough guy private eye Neil Patrick Rafferty to find a priceless stolen folio of Shakespeare's The Tempest.
The Further Adventures of Thadeus Burke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013 by M-y Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This book is a sequel to the first adventures of Thadeus Burke, published last year, and continues the antics of the aristocratic Lloyd’s insurance broker and his sister, Dr Freddie, together with Inspector Johnny Jackson of Scotland Yard. It is now the summer of 1926 and our hero, assisted by his loyal staff, divide their time between the City of London and the City of Cambridge. Following the
The Weight of Gold
Price: Free! Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a dismembered human forearm, he learns what value there is in the weight of gold.
Heirs of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #2)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,120. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
For 300 years it was believed Alexander the Great had no heir, until Heron sets off to find it.
The Travis Club
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,350. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Taylor Nichols is a young writer who pens obscure historical guidebooks about his hometown, San Antonio, Texas. His work receives little notice until he unearths a 100 year old mystery that the powerful had hoped would never be uncovered. How far will the city's power brokers go to silence Taylor and his band of friends known as The Travis Club? Intrigue and romance bring this mystery alive
Fettigrew Hall - The Biography of a House
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 62,570. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
While traveling in England, Megan finds a deserted manor house. She arranges to purchase and restore it, then finding out that locals think it haunted. She meets Gray, who agrees to help restore the house. A book tells the history of the house and former occupants. Strange events occur in the house and culminate in Megan finding a skeleton. Then the house comes alive with ghosts.
The Case of the Reluctant Agent
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,480. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
It is 1917 and the Great War rages. Mycroft Holmes suspect an agents in Constantinople and wants to send Sherlock Holmes to investigate. When Sherlock refuses, Mycroft is shot and left for dead forcing Sherlock to uncover the turncoat agent. Holmes’ reluctant return to the Near East provokes bitter sweet memories and breath-robbing surprises, while Holmes hunts for the agent.